The Amish Mafia need to reunite and solve this problem here.

A long, long time ago, I used to do very snarky (and popular) recaps of a certain Discovery Channel TV show that purported to expose the seamy underbelly of organized crime in South Central Pennsylvania and the like. Yeah, I’m talking about the Amish Mafia. This was the show that offered Lebanon Levi King Stoltzfus…

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Chuck versus WordPress: or, why did WP fix what wasn’t broken?

So on Friday, October 1, WordPress jerked its “Classic Editor” function away from me, in favor of this new “fill in the blocks and do it our way” functionality. It caught me off guard, which led to a quickie post on Friday. I already had a timed post for Friday evening (my WHCL playlist for…

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The racehorse that made a right turn

I’ve seen many things at horse racing tracks.  I’ve seen a horse buck his rider and keep on racing with the rest of the thoroughbreds.  I’ve heard of horses with silly names like Bofa Deez Nutz and Hoof Hearted. But this story takes the cake. And we have to go to West Virginia, to a…

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K-Chuck Radio: The Hits of Apryll Aileen

I knew Apryll Aileen from way back in the day.  During the years when I worked with the Premier Basketball League, and later with the National Basketball League of Canada, Apryll was an employee with the Saint John (N.B.) Mill Rats.  She worked very hard for the team, and always had a big smile for…

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The Stranger – a sci-fi TV show restored after 55 years in the vault

A mysterious man arrives at the front door of a school headmaster’s quarters.  He claims to have no memory, but can speak several languages and is immediately hired as a teacher for the school.  But eventually it is discovered that the mysterious man is not of this world. And thus begins the two-year, twelve-episode sci-fi…

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The results of Work of Art 2019

So after four ribbons, three of them blue – it’s time to see if my macro photograph After the Rain can hold its own in a full gallery show. And last night … it had its chance, as one of 35 artworks in the 2019 Work of Art gallery fundraiser for the Albany Institute of…

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